World update: August 28 2020

Stories from Mali, Hungary, Brazil, and more


Sorry, there are a few of these tonight.

This evening marks the start of Ashura, an Islamic religious observance that for all Muslims commemorates the day Noah and his family exited the Ark and the day God parted the Red Sea to allow the Israelites to flee Egypt. For Shiʿa, however, the day has special resonance as it is the anniversary, …

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